Reminder: Sat, May 19th, Sun May 20th, Pruning Workshops

VCE Master Gardeners Offer Free Workshop on How to Prune Trees, Shrubs and Perennials

Pruning Example, courtesy of Virginia Tech

Join Master Gardeners, Tree Stewards, and VCE Extension Agent Kirsten Buhls at a workshop that provides hands-on experience in pruning small trees and shrubs and deadheading/cutting back perennials.  Bring your own pruning tools (hand pruners, lopping shears, pruning saws) if available.

Two workshops are offered on different dates and at different locations:  Saturday, May 19, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 5518 N. 18th St., Arlington and Sunday, May 20, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 2416 Ridge Road Drive, Alexandria.  Both locations are private residences and parking is available on the street. To register, call 703-228-6414 or visit

More information is available in the following Virginia Tech publications:

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